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Dawson School
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  • Private
  • LAFAYETTE, CO

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Dawson safely and successfully had in-person school full-time for grades K-12 throughout the 2020-21 school year, through layers of protection from enhanced ventilation, use of our 107-acre campus, and adherence to public health guidelines.

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade A minus

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$29,990
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
18%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
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Every day our Dawson School community demonstrates a lot of pride: From our kindergarteners to our 12th graders, we work, strive, play, and create, so we can live up to our commitment to being the best school in Boulder. Find out more about Dawson's educational and life-building opportunities by browsing our website.

While on our website, discover many of the characteristics that make Dawson a unique and challenging educational environment. Whether one’s interests lie in specific academic disciplines, global perspectives, experiential education, athletics, technology, the arts, engineering, or myriad other areas, Dawson provides opportunities for each student to specialize and to reach his or her individual potential while also developing skills that will allow all of our students to meet the challenges of a dynamic and complex world.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1310
28 responses
Average ACT
31
47 responses

Experiential Education

Dawson is committed to engaging students to use their minds and bodies as they learn about the world around them through direct experience and reflection. They travel, investigate, and come to fully appreciate countless aspects of nature, culture, history, science, language, and more.

Culture & Safety

Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 5 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 5 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 22 responses
  • Athletic Events
    18%
  • Class trips & Winterim trips
    18%
  • Spirit Week
    18%
  • Homecoming/ Prom
    14%
  • Winter Carnival
    14%
  • School Play
    9%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
530
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 5 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 5 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 8 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 8 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 8 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
no data--
We don't have enough responses to know if students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.Take our survey
no data--
We don't have enough responses to know if students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.Take our survey
no data--
We don't have enough responses to know if students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.Take our survey

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade unavailable
  2. Good for Families
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade unavailable
Median Household Income
$83,019
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,495
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$497,300
National
$217,500

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